FAP 29 over TN R/SOURR/FAU 5395&3619


+35.05472, -85.31500
35°03'17" N, 85°18'54" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:FAP 29 over TN R/SOURR/FAU 5395&3619
Structure number:33FA0271001
Location:SR-29 / TENN. RIVER
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:375.0 ft. [114.3 m]
Total length:2745.2 ft. [836.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:126.3 ft. [38.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:15
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:73,130 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$2,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201773.0FairGoodGoodFair-73130
March 201584.0GoodGoodGoodGood-69690
April 201384.0GoodGoodGoodGood-72410
April 201184.0GoodGoodGoodGood-81040
March 200984.0GoodGoodGoodGood-82450
May 200785.0GoodGoodGoodGood-66880
June 200585.0GoodGoodGoodGood-66070
August 200385.0GoodGoodGoodGood-61170
March 200385.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-61700
December 200085.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-55100
March 19990.0-----11210
July 199773.0PoorPoorSatisfactoryGoodSD60730
June 199573.0PoorPoorGoodGoodSD63860
April 199373.0PoorPoorGoodGoodSD56870
April 199172.0PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactorySD41080